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Texas Children in Nature Conference

Texas Children in Nature Conference
University of Texas at Austin
December 3rd, 8:00am - December 4th, 2:30pm 
$50 registration fee (includes meals)
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Join us for the Texas Children in Nature Conference. Leaders from across the state will convene to advance a state strategic plan to connect children with nature.

September is National Childhood Obesity Month

President Obama has declared September to be National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Childhood obesity is one of Texas’ fastest growing health challenges. While this crisis is impacting each and every segment of our society, children in our poorest communities and minority populations are affected the most.

Walking to School Reduces Stress—With Positive Effects on Cardiovascular Health

This recent research from the University of Buffalo seems to confirm what many of us have noticed about outdoor exercise--it not only improves your general fitness and burns calories, but it seems to have a long-lasting relaxing and calming effect.

Researchers believe this effect has long-lasting health outcomes: